POSTED // Jan 26,2012 - In the digital age, there’s been a backlash in the arts by artists striving to hold on to older forms, genres and media, whether it’s film photography, live theater or the spoken word.
POSTED // Dec 12,2011 - Personal and public history often maintain a curious, even distant relationship in an artist’s work. But in the work of some truly visionary artists, the two fuse and illuminate each other, and possibly create a third entity that is something different entirely. The work of Chicago mixed-media artist Tony Fitzpatrick uses the iconography of early comics and other symbols from his childhood to create a panoramic picture of Chicago—and America as a whole.
POSTED // Nov 25,2011 - A song is like a recipe. The right combination of ingredients in just the right amounts is what it takes to make something that really pleases the senses, whether auditory or gustatory.